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  2. York St John University - Wikipedia

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    York St John University (originally established as York Diocesan College), often abbreviated to YSJ, is a public university located on a large urban campus in York, England. Established in 1841, it achieved university status in 2006 and in 2015 the university was given research degree awarding powers for PhD and doctoral programmes.

  3. University of the West of England, Bristol - Wikipedia

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    The University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE Bristol) is a public research university, located in and around Bristol, England, which received university status in 1992. In common with the University of Bristol and University of Bath , it can trace its origins to the Merchant Venturers' Technical College, founded as a school in 1595 by ...

  4. List of New York University alumni - Wikipedia

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    In 1973, the New York University School of Engineering and Science merged into Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, which in turn merged into NYU to form New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering in 2014. In 2015, the school changed its name to NYU Tandon School of Engineering. Academia and research

  5. Columbia University - Wikipedia

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    Discussions regarding the founding of a college in the Province of New York began as early as 1704, at which time Colonel Lewis Morris wrote to the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, the missionary arm of the Church of England, persuading the society that New York City was an ideal community in which to establish a college.

  6. List of universities in England - Wikipedia

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    As of August 2017, there were 106 universities in England and 5 university colleges out of a total of around 130 in the United Kingdom.This includes private universities but does not include other Higher Education Institutions that have not been given the right to call themselves "university" or "university college" by the Privy Council or Companies House (e.g. colleges of higher education ...

  7. University of Leicester - Wikipedia

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    The University of Leicester (/ ˈ l ɛ s t ər / LES-tər) is a public research university based in Leicester, England. The main campus is south of the city centre, adjacent to Victoria Park . The university's predecessor, University College, Leicester , gained university status in 1957.

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    Network of enlightened Women, a conservative university women's organization; Next Entertainment World, a South Korean film distribution company; Identification codes. Nepal Bhasa language ISO 639 language code; New Century Financial Corporation (NYSE stock abbreviation)

  9. University - Wikipedia

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    The modern university is generally regarded as a formal institution that has its origin in the Medieval Christian tradition.. European higher education took place for hundreds of years in cathedral schools or monastic schools (scholae monasticae), in which monks and nuns taught classes; evidence of these immediate forerunners of the later university at many places dates back to the 6th century.